Pine Lake Contemporary Cottage


Pine Lake Muskoka - Contemporary Cottage Design and Build of a Modern Timberframe Cottage This project is a custom design and build project for Lakeside Design and Build.  We originally met the owners at the Cottage Life Show and visited the site shortly thereafter to discuss the owners’ vision for the site. The cottagers are [...]

Killarney Cottage

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Killarney Cottage In 2013 Lakeside was retained to design a new cottage for a professional family in Sudbury to accommodate their many friends and adult children. The challenge with this particular design was to move the cottage closer to the receding waters of Georgian Bay. The cottage features tiered decks and many outdoor rooms. The [...]

Doe Lake


Doe Lake Cottage This Doe Lake Cottage is one of the largest traditional cottages ever designed by Lakeside. The cottage is over 9000 sqft, with seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and an elevator to navigate its four floors. It has many screened in rooms and decks to take advantage of the surrounding views and environment. The [...]

Lake of Bays

Lake of Bays The owners of this home/cottage where local Huntsville towns people who own and operate the local quarry. They used many stone details in the design of their cottage including the massive stone fireplace and stairs to the lake in large granite slabs. This cottage sits high on the site and has an [...]

Bass Island


Bass Island project A Modern cottage project by Lakesides Design and Build. Bass Island - a modern mansion on a private island was - was recently profiled in Toronto Life magazine. It has a wide frontage of glass and unparalleled views of the lake. James at Lakeside was the Architect and project manager. See the Toronto [...]

Lake Muskoka

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Lake Muskoka The owners of this cottage were busy urban professionals looking to build a family cottage and boathouse on Lake Muskoka. The design of the cottage incorporated cedar shakes, natural stone, wood timbers and cedar decking. The rooms of this cottage are oriented to the Lake and provide unprecedented views of beautiful Lake Muskoka. [...]